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26 stars
Bar menu at Silver Trumpet in the previous Wyndom Hotel on Ave of the Arts. Hotel is now called ave of the arts hotel.
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22 events
13 reviews
9 stars
I wore It's a fancy venue, but people wear everything from formal to jeans. I think it depends on how close to the stage your seat is..
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National Ballet of Cuba
40 ratings
4.7 average rating
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495 events
173 reviews
68 stars
attended Jun 17 2011

Outstanding all the way around

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56 events
22 reviews
18 stars
attended Jun 17 2011

Amazing company! One of the best I have ever seen..Great precision and expertise. I loved every minute of the performance.

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42 reviews
132 stars
attended Jun 18 2011

It was nice to be able to see a variety of scenes from the classic ballets. The costumes were beautiful, but the sets were very simple. The ballerinas were gorgeous and inspiring.

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Quotes & Highlights

“Brilliant dancers seem to be the norm in the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, which regularly produces international stars.”  —The New York Times
Free Preview Talks conducted by dance critic, columnist and writer Gary Smith will be held one hour prior to the performances on June 15, 16, 18 and 19. On June 17 at 6 p.m., a special encore presentation of a lecture-demonstration, Inside Dance, will be presented to give patrons the opportunity to learn more about the transformation of dance technique and style from classical to contemporary.


Formed in 1948 by Alicia Alonso, the National Ballet of Cuba occupies a prominent place in Hispanic and international ballet culture. The tiny island of Cuba has produced one of the foremost schools of ballet, which has trained all of the company’s dancers. It is extraordinary that Alonso produced this quality in only sixty-two years. As National Ballet of Cuba’s artistic director for more than six decades, Alonso has honed the company’s style to perfection, which has helped produce many of the world’s top dancers.